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Gigantic Grassy Lawn Lounges Sprout Throughout England!
Posted By Andrew Michler On July 26, 2010 @ 6:59 pm In Design,Green Furniture,News,social responsibility | 3 Comments
We have written about grassy love seats  and other examples of literal lawn furniture  before, but never at this scale, and for such a great cause. The National Trust conducted a survey on the habits of British families, and when they saw that the average family spent an average of 13 weeks each year on their sofas they decided to act — well, compromise.
To encourage the public to enjoy some time outdoors without leaving behind their creature comforts, the National Trust installed 10 larger than life sofas throughout England. Each sod sofa comes complete with a matching coffee table, creating an outdoor living room. The sofas are placed  from downtown London to Northern Ireland, to the Trust’s own land on Wembury Point. With a little self-effacing humor the Brits can have their tea by the seaside, in the comfort of their familiar living room.
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URLs in this post:
 National Trust: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-global/w-news/w-latest_news/w-news-grasssofas.htm
 wasters: http://www.macmillandictionary.com/dictionary/british/waster
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 Image: http://inhabitat.com/2010/07/26/gigantic-lawn-lounges-sprout-throughout-england/new-1-34/
 love seats: http://inhabitat.com/2010/04/20/fadi-sarieddines-mow-chair-debuts-at-the-milan-furniture-fair/
 lawn furniture: http://inhabitat.com/2009/07/16/lawnge-chairs-grassy-green-park-lounges-in-the-netherlands/
 placed: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-global/w-news/w-latest_news/w-news-grasssofas.htm#sofa
 + National Trust: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-index.htm
 Notcot: http://www.notcot.org/post/32804/
 Co.Design: http://www.fastcodesign.com/1661973/behold-the-giant-lawn-sofa
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